2020 THCA 70th Annual Convention & Trade Show – A VIRTUAL Experience

September 21, 2020 to
December 31, 2020


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PDPM Master Class Webinar Series

December 1, 2020

Series Title:  PDPM Master Class (12-month series)

Session Title: Year End PDPM Updates and 2021 Policy Changes

Presentation Dates: Dec. Live Webinar

Presented By: 

  • Eleisha Wilkes
  • Shelly Maffia
  • Amie Martin
  • Kristen Walden


Course Description:

This session of the PDPM Master Class Series will focus on recent updates to PDPM from The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and potential policy changes for providers for fiscal year 2021.  Updated regulatory guidance and Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) specifications will be reviewed with recommendations for successful provider implementation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify key updates to PDPM including potential policy changes and regulatory guidance for 2021.
  2. Understand key action items for implementation based on 2021 PDPM updates.

Course Content

35 minutes            Review PDPM policy updates and regulatory guidance for 2021

35 minutes            Discuss key action items and implementation strategies for compliance with 2021 PDPM updates

5 minutes              Closing Comments/ Q&A


Target Audience:   Administrators, Directors of Nursing, Nursing, QA, MDS, Staff Development, Therapy, Social Services, Board Members, CFO/Business Office, Compliance Officer/Designee


Instructional Level:                Intermediate     Contact Hours: 1.25

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December 2, 2020

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THCA Monthly Webinar: Disease State Awareness: Dementia Related Psychosis

December 8, 2020

Speaker:  Gustavo Alva, MD, ATP Clinical Research, Costa Mesa, CA

Course Description

Psychiatrist and dementia expert, Gustavo Alva, will provide insight on the impact of dementia-related hallucinations and delusions and the importance of identification and diagnosis of symptoms by healthcare professional.  This  highly engaging content, including patient cases, encourages participant involvement and includes discussions surrounding challenges of transitioning patients with dementia among settings of care and solutions based on the experts’ experiences

Learning Objectives

•     Understand the prevalence of hallucinations and delusions across the dementias
•     Gain insights into the potential burden and consequences of neuropsychiatric symptoms—including hallucinations and delusions—for people with dementia, their caregivers, and society
•     Enhance knowledge of the proposed neurobiology of hallucinations and delusions across the dementias
•     Recognize the unmet medical need for people experiencing dementia-related hallucinations and delusions

CE:  1.5 clock hour for Administrators, Nurses, and Social Work, CE will only be provided to the person registered and logged in to the webinar.

Recording will be available to registrants, however CE will ONLY be available to those who attend the live webinar.

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